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Altruism, Welfare and the Law

Altruism, Welfare and the Law by Charles Foster
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This book is an assault on the notion that it is empirically accurate and legally and philosophically satisfactory to see humans as atomistic entities. It contends that our welfare is inextricably entangled with that of others, and accordingly law and ethics, in determining our best interests, should recognise the central importance of relationality, the performance of obligations, and (even apparently injurious) altruism.
Springer International Publishing; July 2015
89 pages; ISBN 9783319216058
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Title: Altruism, Welfare and the Law
Author: Charles Foster; Jonathan Herring
 
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